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Chi Farms Ltd. has partnered with Nollywood to produce edutainment series that help building the capacity of farmers. The company has started to shoot its first mini-series of eight episodes in Epe with a focus on catfish farming. The...
Economic and Agricultural experts have called for broader inclusion of stakeholders in the formulation and implementation of budgetary allocation for the Agricultural sector to engender economic growth and national development.   Assistant Director Economic Growth Department Ministry of Budget and National...
The Nigerian Customs Service on Sunday in Benin destroyed seized imported poultry products worth N14 million. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the poultry products were packed in 2, 750 cartons and were conveyed by a Dangote truck...
Nigeria may witness a shortfall in seeds production this year, the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) has warned. NASC’s Director-General.  Dr. Olusegun Ojo, who disclosed this when speaking with journalists on the sideline of Professional Cadre training programme organised in Abuja...
Malam Hayatuddeen Musa-Hassan, a graduate of Chemical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, on Monday said his company had provided job opportunities to over 300 people. Musa-Hassan, who is the Managing Director, Linksite El-Hyatt Nigeria Limited, Zaria, made the...
The Tor Tiv and Chairman, Benue Council of Chiefs, Prof. James Ayatse, has said cattle ranching was the only solution to the incessant clashes between herdsmen and farmers. Ayatse said in a statement saturday in Makurdi that the ranches, aside...
In line with government's agricultural transformation drive and need to boost revenue, stakeholders in the oil palm production sector have stated that the country has over $45 billion yearly potential earnings untapped from the sector. ‎ To this end, fairs and...
The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) says it has injected more than N9 billion into the South East to stimulate agriculture in line with Federal Government programme. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu, the Managing Director of...
Industrial giant, Dangote Group, is to invest over $450million in the agricultural sector of Niger State. The amount is for the establishment of a sugar refinery in the state. The Managing Director of Dangote Sugar Refinery Company, Alhaji Abdullahi Sule,...
Mrs Chi Tola, the Founder, Mushroom Development Foundation (MDF) Nigeria, on Tuesday in Lagos said that a well-cultured Oyster mushroom could adequately replace maize in fish feed production. Tola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that fish feed was...

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